Asparagus Lasagna

Recipe by Kathy
READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 8-10




  • Cook lasagna noodles and drain.
  • Heat oven to 500°F.
  • Cut off about 1" at the end of the asparagus stalks and discard.
  • Coat the asparagus with olive oil and spread out in a single layer in a baking dish.
  • Roast 5-10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven, sprinkle with salt, cut into bite-size pieces, and let cool.
  • Reduce oven to 400°F.
  • In a large pot, melt butter over medium heat.
  • Add flour and stir for about 2-3 minutes.
  • Combine water and broth; slowly add to flour-butter mixture, constantly stirring.
  • Cook about 5 minutes.
  • Add mozzarella and lemon zest, stirring until the mixture is smooth.
  • Butter a 13 x 9 baking pan.
  • Place a layer of noodles in the pan, then half the sauce, then half the asparagus pieces, then 1/2 cup parmesan.
  • Repeat, then put on the top layer of noodles.
  • In a small bowl combine cream and a dash of salt.
  • Whip until soft peaks form then spoon over noodles.
  • Sprinkle with remaining 2/3 cup parmesan cheese.
  • Bake 30 minutes.